Year after year millions of people pitch into a growing whirlwind of activity in preparation for just one day – 25th of December. Many of those who join in the excitement have at least some idea that this particular date is called Christmas Day because it celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ about 2000 years ago – yet have no idea why for millions of people worldwide it has become the greatest highlight of the year.
It is time to ask some questions.
Who was this Jesus? Do we actually know when he was born? Was there a special purpose in his birth? Is there anything that marks him out as being different from the other 60 billion people in human history? How can the few years he spent here have any possible relevance for people living in the 21st first century? Why should we bother to find out?
In this lively booklet John Blanchard strips away the myths and tells it like it is. Here is the real story, the dynamic truth that over the centuries has revolutionised countless lives.
Read it carefully. If you get the message, no Christmas Day will ever be the same for you again – nor will any other day!
Dr John Blanchard entered full-time Christian ministry after thirteen years in the Guernsey Civil Service, and is now an internationally known author, teacher and conference speaker. More than fourteen million copies of his publications are in print in over forty languages.